Arizona probate is a judicial proceeding through which a decedent's will is validated, the decedent's creditors are paid, and the decedent's separate property assets are distributed to those specified in the decedent's will. In Arizona, the probate of a will may occur via three different types of proceedings: formal, informal, and supervised.
The Arizona statutes that govern probate are found in Arizona Revised Statutes § 14.
Douglas K Cook is an Arizona probate lawyer with over 40 years of experience as a practicing attorney. Although Douglas K Cook's office is located in Mesa, Arizona, he represents clients throughout the Phoenix, Arizona Metropolitan area including the following east valley cities: Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Tempe, Chandler, & Gilbert.
Last Updated on August 2, 2012
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